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Crafting Transformation Journey
Organizational transformation is about organizational change which goes to the depths of what an individual feels and will affect what people feel about the organization and what they do in the organization. Organizational Transformation is more than just changing the way business is done. It is about changing the organizational culture in one or more ways. Transforming the organization refers to any significant change made to an organization such as, restructuring an organization or reengineering an organization and/or there is...
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Transformation Journey: Lesson One
Thriving organization in the turbulent 21st century economy share one common denominator: an uncommon need to evolve. While no two organizations are alike, businesses can be aided by the Faber Infinite’s 360-degree organizational transformation. We have embarked on a transformation journey at India’s largest bone china crockery manufacturer and I would like to share brief yet key lessons learned on what it takes to transform an organization. Going back to the title of the post, lesson one of the transformation...
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Develop Key Assets: People!
It’s hard to think of an important aspect of management more neglected than people development.  Yet for a variety of reasons, this valuable activity is often ignored or handled as a bureaucratic exercise or an afterthought.  Due to this, organizations pay a high price in terms of the loss of talented people. We at Faber Infinite appreciate that people are the pivotal success factor in the value creation process and for organization’s development into a true high performance company. Faber Infinite...
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Emerging SMAC Practices – Unlocked
Faber Infinite shared views on emerging Social media, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud computing (SMAC) Technologies specifically from B2B marketing standpoint at a ‘Marketing Conclave’ organized by Amrut Mody School of Management, part of the Ahmedabad University (AU) promoted by the Ahmedabad Education Society (AES). The Marketing Conclave 2014 was a platform to discuss the importance of SMAC, their relevance for businesses and the practices that impact these very important areas. Businesses of India are looking towards new avenues of customer...
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Learn Value Stream Mapping
Faber Infinite is organizing a training program in association with Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) Western region. This training is open to all the members as well as non-members in the western region. It is one of its kind training on Value Stream Mapping (VSM) at Ahmedabad on December 23, 2014 and December 24, 2014. Details of the training program: Training program on VSM from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday Dec 23, 2014 to be conducted in Gujarati...
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Celebrating Failure: Excerpts
One our mentors pointed us towards this wonderful book, Celebrating Failure: The Power of Taking Risks, Making Mistakes, and Thinking Big  by Ralph Heath As part of Fab Faber Series, we are glad to share few excerpts with you. Happy Reading! Failure and high performance go hand-in-hand Companies and employees with the highest performance have the lowest fear of failure—and a high failure rate. Surprised? They have a high failure rate because they are comfortable with failure as a vehicle for growth....
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The LightHouse Exercise: In Action
“You've got to be very careful if you don't know where and how you're going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra Organizations cannot survive and flourish for a very long time without some basic goals. Goals give an organization a purpose and direction to move towards. Several organizations have declared goals and few others don’t have explicitly set goals. Organizations invest energies in SMART goal setting and yet end up not achieving it. For a very simple...
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6 Basic Principles of Production Planning
The planning for any organization forms the backbone of production process. Planning of productions helps organizations to understand the situation at the Gemba better. Effective planning facilitates to book the entire capacity and also assists in committing accurate delivery time frames to the customers. At its core, production planning represents the beating heart of any manufacturing process. Its purpose is to minimise production time and costs, efficiently organise the use of resources and maximise efficiency in the workplace. Production planning...
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Faber Infinite – Finalist at Red Herring Global Award
Faber Infinite has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2014 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1,000 companies from more than 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards, are judged on a range of qualitative...
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